Syria’s President Bashar-al Assad says reports of a chemical attack by his forces were “one hundred percent fabrication”.
At 19, Yousafzai is the youngest Messenger of Peace, the highest honor given by the United Nations for an initial period of two years. She was also the youngest person to win the Nobel peace prize in 2014 when she was 17.
“His position is that he admits to a terrorist crime and accepts therefore that he will be detained,” said lawyer Johan Eriksson.
Egypt has declared a three-month state of emergency after ISIS bombed two churches in a horror Palm Sunday attack which left 49 dead and over 100 injured.
“From now on we will respond with force to any aggressor or any breach of red lines from whoever it is and America knows our ability to respond well,” read a statement by the joint command centre comprising the forces of President Assad’s allies
The Eta militant group killed more than 800 people in some 40 years of violence as it sought to carve out an independent country straddling Spain and France.
Three persons are believed to have been killed when a hijacked truck rammed into shoppers in Stockholm, Sweden on Friday.
Spokeswoman of the UK Prime Minister, Theresa May said: “We believe it was an appropriate response to the barbaric chemical weapons attack launched by the Syrian regime, and is intended to deter further attacks.”
US President Donald Trump branded Syrian President Bashar al-Assad a “dictator” who had “launched a horrible chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians”.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions, COSATU, a federation of all the trade unions in the country, has called for President Jacob Zuma to step down, saying that he was no longer the “right person” to lead the country.